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Description

The police are a constituted body of persons empowered by a state to enforce the law, to protect the lives, liberty and possessions of citizens, and to prevent crime and civil disorder. Their lawful powers include arrest and the legitimized use of force. The term is most commonly associated with the police forces of a sovereign state that are authorized to exercise the police power of that state within a defined legal or territorial area of responsibility. Police forces are often defined as being separate from the military and other organizations involved in the defense of the state against foreign aggressors; however, gendarmerie are military units charged with civil policing. Police forces are usually public sector services, funded through taxes.

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Organizations relating to Police

International Static Studies College / Bandol, France / Est. 1985
European Gay Police Association / Apeldoorn, Netherlands / Est. 2005
Asia-Oceania Association of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Societies / Gurugram, India
European Society of Head and Neck Radiology / Vienna, Austria / Est. 1987
Nordic Police Association / Helsinki, Finland / Est. 1921
European Council of Police Unions / Lisbon, Portugal / Est. 1988
European Police Association / Rebecq, Belgium / Est. 1996
European Board of Oro-Maxillo-Facial Surgery / Helsinki, Finland
International Christian Police Association / Est. 1883
Association of Caribbean Commissioners of Police / St Michael, Barbados / Est. 1987
International Society for Medical Shockwave Therapy / Linz, Austria / Est. 1997
Australasian Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery / Est. 1990
International Society for Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery / Bern, Switzerland / Est. 2000
International Federation of Foot and Ankle Societies / Rosemont IL, USA / Est. 1965
ASEANAPOL / Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Collaboration of Railway Police and Security Services / Rome, Italy / Est. 1980
International Federation of Podiatrists / Paris, France / Est. 1947
Société internationale francophone d\'ORL et de chirurgie cervico-faciale / Lille, France / Est. 1988
Caribbean Association of Women Police / Nassau, Bahamas / Est. 2006
International Association of Dento-Maxillo-Facial Radiology / Diegem, Belgium / Est. 1968
Pan Arab Orthopaedic Association / Cairo, Egypt / Est. 1993
Agreement Relating to the International Convention for Regulating the Police of the North Sea Fisheries / Est. 1955
Latin American Society for Orthopaedics and Traumatology / Est. 1948
International Association of Orofacial Myology / Portland OR, USA
Asian Society of Head and Neck Oncology / Taipei, Taiwan / Est. 2008

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World Problems relating to Police

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Unethical interrogation methods
Vigilantism
Commercialization of crime-prevention
Unethical practices by police forces
Police corruption
Political police
Police brutality
Ecological footprint of cities
Inhumane interrogation techniques
Interrogation while naked
Excessive population demands on the environment
Rape by military personnel
Low-intensity conflict
Aircraft noise
Political repression
Abuses by private police forces
Unregulated police immunity
Police crimes during narcotic investigations
Lifestyle discrimination
Invasion of privacy through testing
Official cover-ups
Language police
Illegal search without warrant
Police demoralization
Fear of police

Action Strategies relating to Police

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Strengthening cooperative security measures
Improving enforcement against game poaching
Applying historical precedent
Applying ecological footprint analysis
Assisting criminal police authorities
International coordination of police forces
Abolishing unethical practices by police forces
Resisting police intervention in meetings
Crossing guard
Fostering police cooperation
Democratizing police state
Using fear of police
Authorizing arbitration of minor crime by police
Reporting police malpractice
Correcting police attitudes
Maintaining civil police force
Enhancing independence of police operations
Policing
Bribing police
Improving community policing
Uncovering police falsification of evidence
Reducing fear of police
Controlling police operations
Trusting police
Authorizing police search

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